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Jean Harris, teacher, and Leigh Hiscock

Jean Harris, teacher, and Leigh Hiscock Chulmleigh Primary School, June 1988 More like this

Children on a float with their mother...

Children on a float with their mother... Hatherleigh, 7 November 1979 More like this

Greatwood Farm, Merton, early morning

Greatwood Farm, Merton, early morning Greatwood, Merton, April 1979 More like this

Alf Pugsley moving a shed in case of...

Alf Pugsley moving a shed in case of... Lower Langham,..., February 1978 More like this

Cake stall at the Church Bazaar

Cake stall at the Church Bazaar Torrington, 4 December 1974 More like this

Whist drive refreshments

Whist drive refreshments Beaford Victory Hall, 6 December 1973 More like this

Ladies fashion show

Ladies fashion show Beaford, March 1976 More like this

Sue Reynolds, Carnival Queen with attendants

Sue Reynolds, Carnival Queen with attendants Hatherleigh, November 1975 More like this

George Nock, dentistís waiting room

George Nock, dentistís waiting room Halsdon Terrace, Torrington, October 1987 More like this

Coconut shy

Coconut shy Winkleigh, 20 July 1974 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

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